Available in OroCommerce

Import Product Attributes

Hint

This section is a part of the Data Import concept guide topic that provides guidelines on import operations in Oro applications.

Import File option helps import a large bulk of product attributes information into the product attributes list using the .csv file.

Example of product attributes bulk import template

fieldName type entity.label entity.description entity.contact_information form.is_enabled importexport.header importexport.order importexport.identity attachment.mimetypes
field_money money label_value description_value marketinglist.entity_config. yes header_value 12 no mimetypes_value

Note

Keep in mind that multi-select attribute type doesn’t support the sorting option, so make sure to set this option to “0” or “No” when preparing the corresponding file for importing.

To import a bulk of product attributes:

  1. In the main menu, navigate to Products > Product Attributes.
  2. Click Import File on the top right.
  3. Prepare data for import: Create your bulk information in the .csv format. Once your file is ready, click Choose File, select the prepared comma-separated values (.csv) file, and click Import File.

Note

Ensure that your .csv file is saved in the Unicode (UTF-8) encoding. Otherwise, the content of the file can be rendered improperly.

The steps that are necessary to perform to import the product attributes successfully
  1. Validate import results: Click Validate to check your import results. If there are any Records with errors, fix them in the .csv file before starting the import.
  2. Launch import: After successful validation, click Import File.
  3. Click Cancel to decline the import.

Important

Interactive status messages inform about the import progress, and once the import is complete, the changes are reflected in the list upon refresh. Additionally, an email message with the import status is delivered to your mailbox.

Follow the on-screen guidance for any additional actions. For example, for the inventory template, select one of the options: a) inventory statuses only or b) detailed inventory levels.